Query: Urban parks--United States--History
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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Oral history interview with Anna Belle Illien
Creators:
Illien, Anna Belle
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1985 Sept. 27
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.illien85
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Anna Belle Illien conducted 1985 Sept. 27, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Records
Dates:
1900, 1947-1997
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-183
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Shirley A. Briggs, member of the Board of Directors, 1948-1949; editor of the Atlantic Naturalist, 1949-1969; and Vice President for Publications, 1956-1969. Records primarily document bird censuses; controversy over the development of Glover-Archbold Park; research papers; courses offered by the Audubon Naturalist Society through …

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Oral history interview with Jack Perlmutter
Creators:
Perlmutter, Jack, 1920-2006
Haifley, Julia Link
Dates:
1979 Aug. 20-Sept. 11
Size:
51 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.perlmu79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Jack Perlmutter conducted 1979 Aug. 20-Sept. 11, by Julia Link Haifley, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Narcissa Swift King
Creators:
King, Narcissa Swift
Campbell, Suzan
Dates:
1991 Oct. 7-1992 Jan. 20
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings , analog)
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.king91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Mrs. Narcissa Swift King conducted 1991 Oct. 7-1992 Jan. 20, by Suzan Campbell, for the Archives of American Art.

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William F. Meggers Aerial Photography Collection
Creators:
Meggers, William F., 1888-1966
Dates:
1918-1920
Size:
2.71 Cubic feet (4 photo albums, 384 glass plate negatives)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0280
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists predominantly of aerial photography of the Washington, D.C. area created by Dr. William F. Meggers (1888 - 1966), a noted physicist and spectroscopist at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS), as part of a research project on sensitizing glass plate negatives which he carried out during the period 1918 to 1919. The collection includes 384 glass negatives (predominantly 4 x 5 inches, with some 5 x 7 inches), four photo albums, several folders of loose photographs, and a document.

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Frank G. Ashbrook Papers
Creators:
Ashbrook, F. G. (Frank Getz), 1892-1966
Dates:
circa 1915-1965
Size:
10 cu. ft. (20 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7143
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include correspondence, statistics, journal articles, and newspaper clippings concerning the fur industry, fur farming, and fur resources; research investigations on domestically raised fur animals; laws and tariffs concerning textiles and fur trading; correspondence concerning the China dog-skin case, 1934-1942; correspondence regarding the history of the fur trade and the …

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Oral history interview with Denise Scott Brown
Creators:
Scott Brown, Denise, 1931-
Reed, Peter
Dates:
1990 October 25-1991 November 9
Size:
188 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.scottb90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Denise Scott Brown conducted 1990 October 25-1991 November 9, by Peter Reed, for the Archives of American Art.

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John Canfield Ewers Papers
Creators:
Hanson, James A.
Conner, Stuart W.
Dempsey, Hugh A.
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997
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Dates:
1945-1993
Size:
97 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes materials relating to his numerous …

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Records
Dates:
circa 1921-1973
Size:
38 cu. ft. (76 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 190
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The records contained in this record unit are essentially those of Frank A. Taylor in his capacity as Director, United States National Museum (1962-1971) and Director General of Museums (1968-1971). However, some records as Chairman of the Exhibits Modernization Committee (1943-1959) and Director of the National Museum of History and Technology (1958-1964) as well …

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